Prof Uju Anya Blasts British "Empire" Again


Dr Anya made the comments Thursday as reports emerged that the Queen was in her final hours at Balmoral.

According to her, “I heard the chief monarch of a thieving raping genocidal empire is finally dying. May her pain be excruciating,” the professor wrote before it was announced the Queen had died.

Twitter took down the tweet for violating its policy; it has not responded to The Independent’s request for comment

Dr Anya faced a serious Twitter backlash for the seeming insensitivity - even from Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, who then came in for criticism himself - but the professor responded by doubling down on the tweet.

“If anyone expects me to express anything but disdain for the monarch who supervised a government that sponsored the genocide that massacred and displaced half my family and the consequences of which those alive today are still trying to overcome, you can keep wishing upon a star,” she tweeted.

She also responded to Bezos, tweeting at him directly: “Otoro gba gbue gi” - which roughly translates to an Igbo insult wishing someone death - “May everyone you and your merciless greed have harmed in this world remember you as fondly as I remember my colonizers.”

Meanwhile, University condemns professor’s posts wishing Queen ‘excruciating’ death

Linguistics professor Uju Anya works at Carnegie Mellon University, which called her comments ‘objectionable’.

Dr Anya’s employer, Carnegie Mellon - the Pennsylvania university where she is an associate professor of second language acquisition - quickly issued a statement on Thursday.

“We do not condone the offensive and objectionable messages posted by Uku Anya today on her personal social media account,” the university tweeted.

“Free expression is core to the mission of higher education, however, the views she shared absolutely do not represent the values of the institution, nor the standards of discourse we seek to foster.”

Meanwhile Uju Released another bombshell, She Posted "I am very happy over the awareness I've created 48 hours ago. The likes of Jeff Bezos and many others have reacted. Questions are now been asked about the "British Empire".

"Factually, Ojukwu and Gowon had a meeting in Ghana, to avert this sad history. But because the British empire which is now under the leadership of King Charles lll were paranoia, they influenced Gowon to go ahead simply because they don't want another Japan in Africa."

"The history books are there. "There was a country" by Chinua Achebe is there for facts!. "The Biafra story" by Frederick Forsyth and many others."

"Let me also state it once again that my family was a victim. There is no family in Igbo land who did not had a share of this sad history. Till this day, there's no apology!!."

"Again, I only dropped a tweet. The Irish people celebrated it with fireworks. You can check #Irishtwitter hashtag on twitter for emphasis."

"We must speak up! The Igbo needs justice!. Africa needs justice!"

"The 56 commonwealth countries needs justice!"


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